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tremolo (trem´əlō),

n an irregular and exaggerated speech pattern that may be the symptom of an emotional disturbance or of various diseases affecting the nervous control of the organs of respiration and phonation.
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La influencia de la escuela de Tarrega se hace sentir en la incorporacion del tremolo en el flamenco.
The third movement relies on the same counterpoint between tremolos and rapid, disjunct melodic gestures.
Not just the notes and rests and dynamics, but an array of music notation details like cautionary accidentals, cue-size notes, measure numbers, grace notes, tremolos - as well as the formatting of the page itself.
The turning and floating away of the reflection of the moon in the water is pictured in delicate tremolos and a rising line of quarter notes in syncopation that end with a very soft sextuplet in minor seconds disappearing high on the keyboard.
The text facilitates the creation of bass lines, rhythmic chordal patterns, turnarounds, endings and special techniques including tremolos, clusters and intentional dissonance.
une voix particuliere et qui resonne par les tremolos singuliers de ces vocalises reconnaissables et uniques.
All raw emotions are in this heartfelt music with the composer's thumbprint in every bar, icy ponticello tremolos contrasting with strong rhythmic declarations.
Tender harp-like tremolos accompany the gentle susurrations of Evening, followed by an equally imaginative Reeds, Reeds, Whisper, with well-placed vocal entries after dramatic pauses adding poignancy to the poetry of the words.
It is filled with squeaks, tremolos, clunks and surprises, making it a wonderful inclusion for a Halloween concert.
The greatest delights, however, came in the final Allegro, where scales fizzed like rockets and tremolos shuddered with all the ferocity of a terrier shaking a rat.
In the second section the flute ignites sparks of tone through rapid tonguing, tremolos, staccatos and trills as the tape sounds ebb and flow, gradually evolving from one harmony to the next.
Lewis's style is comparatively straightforward, reflecting the narrative-descriptive poetry of Dylan Thomas with colourful use of the harp - repeated notes, tremolos and the like - and pianistic pattern-making.